ángxíng shuǎtóu 昂形耍頭



  • angxing shuatou (Pinyin without tones)
  • 昂形耍頭 (Traditional Chinese)
  • 昂形耍头 (Simplified Chinese)
  • ángxíng shuǎtóu (Pinyin)
  • ang-hsing-shua-t`ou (Wade-Giles)
  • slanted bracket arm-shaped shuatou (English)


    Term used to describe a shuatou, a timber joined through the linggong, that has been crafted to mimic a slanted bracket-arm. More on the shuatou can be found in Chen Mingda (2010, 241)1 (T. Miller)

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  • 1 陈, 《营造法式》辞解, 241.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record

Broad Match: Bracketing

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Tracy Miller, “ 昂形耍頭 ángxíng shuǎtóu” in Architectura Sinica last modified March 7, 2021, https://architecturasinica.org/keyword/k000001.


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